In the dispute over the support of the democracy movement in Hong Kong, China has imposed sanctions against the United States. "From now on" not allowed US to load ships of war in Hong Kong between stops, in addition to criminal measures against U.S. organizations in the work.
The aussenamt spokeswoman Hua Chunying said on Monday in Beijing. Could meet the measures, therefore, non-governmental organizations such as Human Rights Watch and Freedom House.
With the measures of China responded to the new laws of the United States to support the democracy movement in the Chinese special administrative zone. The behavior in Washington was "unacceptable", said the aussenamt spokeswoman. The non-governmental organisations alleged to have "bad" behavior.
U.S. President Donald Trump had signed in the past week, the Congress adopted laws to Hong Kong and are thus angry protests in China caused. The laws have the aim that the representatives of China and of Hong Kong "rules their differences amicably, long lasting peace and to achieve prosperity for all," said Trump.
law threatens with economic sanctions
The law threatens, among other things, economic sanctions, Hong Kong, granted, so far, preferential treatment in the economic and trade policy of the USA towards China could be withdrawn. For annual reports of the Ministry of foreign Affairs to the Congress are now provided, whether Hong Kong is sufficiently Autonomous from China, in order to justify the preferred treatment. Citizens ' rights should be considered.
The law also provides that the President impose sanctions against persons imposed for serious violations of human rights in Hong Kong responsible. Another law, which prohibits the Export of tear gas, rubber bullets, water cannons, and handcuffs to Hong Kong police, was adopted by both the house of representatives and by the Senate unanimously.
The protests in Hong Kong intensify, increasingly, the tensions between the United States and China. The relations are tense due to the trade dispute for months anyway. Both countries have covered each other with duties in the billions. (SDA)
Created: 02.12.2019, 08:52 PM